What are your favorite Christmas traditions? How long have they been traditions for your family or in the American culture? We owe a lot of our Christmas traditions to the people of the Victorian Era (1837-1901). Come find out which traditions the Victorians either popularized or created in a special Topeka Room celebration from 2:00-3:00pm […]
For the December meeting, Bean There Read That will meet 7-8:30PM on Tuesday December 18, 2012 at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe located at 17th and Washburn in Topeka. Plan to bring a book that is your favorite, one you recently read, or are currently reading. We’ll be discussing all books over hopefully a cup of […]
This February, the library is celebrating the 1920s as we unite in reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for The Big Read 2013, a community reading initiative. Choose from around 30 events that capture the essence of the book and are geared toward readers and nonreaders alike. Catch star performances by Angela Hagenbach […]
December 8, 2012 at 3 pm in Marvin Auditorium In Topeka, few people are remembered more fondly than Zula Bennington Greene, the longtime columnist for the Topeka Capital-Journal. Now, nearly a quarter-century after her death, Woodley Press is publishing Peggy of the Flint Hills, a beautiful memoir of her childhood and young adulthood that Greene […]
The library his a hip place for teens to hang out. From gaming to arts and crafts to writing, programs appeal to a wide range of teens and educate while entertaining. Check out December’s lineup of teen programming.
Library staff adopted two animals from the Topeka Zoo this year. How much do you know about coyotes and pronghorns?
Government Issues Forum | Dec. 4 | 12:00–1:00pm | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Members of the Topeka City Council and Shawnee County Commission share information on the issues that affect our community at this forum event. After each elected official is given time to speak, there will be a question and answer session. Lunch, provided by […]